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Transport Topics Radio

Transport Topics Radio is a weekly news roundtable airing Saturdays on SiriusXM channel 146 from 1-3 p.m. ET and rebroadcast Saturday nights from 11 p.m.-1 a.m. ET, and Sundays from noon-2 p.m. ET and 9-11 p.m. ET. Check out this week's lineup.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 10, 2022
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

ATRI Reports Cost of Trucking Notches Record in 2021

Diesel vitpho/Getty Images

Soaring prices for diesel fuel, rising maintenance costs and higher wages for drivers pushed the price of operating a truck up 12.7% in 2021 to $1.855 per mile — the highest level on record — according a report released Aug. 10 by the American Transportation Research Institute.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 9, 2022
Crossword

Crossword Puzzle Solution for August 8, 2022

Crossword solution by Myles Mellor

Here's the solution to the crossword puzzle found in the August 8, 2022 print edition.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 8, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

ATA’s Chris Spear Optimistic About Trucking Economy, R.I. Tolling Verdict

Spear Chris Spear speaks at a past event. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear said the trucking industry continues to show resilience despite challenges in the U.S. economy, marked by two straight quarters of negative gross domestic product and interest rate hikes by the U.S. Federal Reserve that aim to slow decades-high rates of inflation.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 4, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Mack Trucks Introduces First EV Dealer for New York

 Mack LR Electric truck Launched in March, the next generation Mack LR Electric features a standard 376 kilowatt total battery capacity, offering 42% more energy and increased range between charges. (Mack Trucks)

Gabrielli Truck Sales has become Mack Trucks’ first certified electric vehicle dealer in New York, it was announced July 28.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 2, 2022
Government, Fuel

Average Price of Diesel Sheds Another 13¢ to Reach $5.138 a Gallon

Diesel delivery to Mississippi gas station Diesel fuel is delivered to a Mississippi gas station. The average cost of a gallon of diesel in the Gulf Coast is $4.801, the lowest of the 10 regions in EIA's weekly survey. (Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press)

The national average price for a gallon of diesel continued to decrease, falling 13 cents to $5.138, according to Energy Information Administration data released Aug. 1

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 1, 2022
Crossword

Crossword Puzzle Solution for August 1, 2022

Crossword solution by Myles Mellor

Here's the solution to the crossword puzzle found in the August 1, 2022 print edition.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
August 1, 2022
Business, Logistics

Interactive Map: Where the 2022 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers Are in North America

2022 For-Hire Map

Find out where the 2022 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers are located by regions and by state in North America with our interactive map.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
July 29, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

Researchers to Study Truck Parking in Iowa, Wisconsin

Truck Parking vitpho/Getty Images

Researchers from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), the University of Wisconsin-Madison and ParkUnload are conducting a truck parking pilot study to better understand how truck drivers use existing parking spaces and to test the benefits of using a mobile parking app.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
July 26, 2022

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